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Colleges | Scholarships | Admissions | Study Guides for the ACT/SAT

Colleges
Books | Websites

Books

Insider’s Guide to the Colleges. 30th edition. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2003.

Peterson’s Competitive Colleges. 2002-2003 edition. Princeton, NJ: Peterson’s, 2002.

Peterson’s Guide to Four Year Colleges. 34th edition. Princeton, NJ: Peterson’s, 2003.

Peterson’s Guide to Two Year Colleges. 34th edition. Princeton, NJ: Peterson’s, 2003.

Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges. 20th edition. East Longmeadow, MA: Celecom Corp., 2003.

Websites

The Princeton Review

My College Guide

List of World Wide College Web Sites

Colleges That Admit Homeschoolers

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Scholarships/Funding
Books | Websites

Books

Edwards, Christina. Gardner’s Guide to Finding Money for School Online. Washington, DC: Garth Gardner Company, 2003.

Kaplan, Benjamin R. How to Go to College for Almost Free: The Secrets of Winning Scholarship Money. New York: HarperResource, 2002.

Peterson’s Complete Guide to Financial Aid. Lawrenceville, NJ: Peterson’s, 2003.

Rosen, David. Free Dollars for College for Dummies. New York: Wiley, 2003.

Schlacter, Gail Ann and R. David Weber. College Student’s Guide to Merit and Other No Need Funding. 2002-2004 edition. San Carlos, CA: Reference Service Press, 2002.

Schlacter, Gail Ann and R. David Weber. High School Senior’s Guide to Merit and Other No Need Funding. 2002-2004 edition. San Carlos, CA: Reference Service Press, 2002.

Websites

FAFSA

Smart Student’s Guide to Financial Aid

College is Possible

Collegiate Funding Group

GoCollege

Financial Aid Resource Center

Adventures in Education

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Getting Into College/ The Admissions Essay
Books | Websites

Books

Chandrasekhara, Bina, Vinay and Sheila. Roadmap for College Admissions: Step-by-Step Directions for Success. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2003.

Cohen, Katherine. The Truth About Getting In: A Top College Advisor Tells You Everything You Need to Know. New York: Hyperion, 2002.

Tanabe, Gen. S and Kelly Y. Accepted! 50 Successful College Admission Essays. Los Altos, CA: SuperCollege, 2002.

Woods, Geraldine. College Admission Essays for Dummies. New York: Wiley, 2003.

Websites
NOTE: Both of these sites charge for some of their services. Articles on how to write essays, however, are free.

Essay Edge

Ivy Essays

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Study Guides for the ACT/SAT
ACT | SAT | Websites | Computer Programs | Miscellaneous

ACT

Barron’s Pass Key to the ACT. Hauppage, NY: Barron’s Educational Series, 2001.

Cracking the ACT. New York: Princeton Review: Villard Books, 2003.

Master the ACT Assessment. Lawrenceville, NJ: Peterson’s, 2003.

Peterson’s ACT Assessment Success. Lawrenceville, NJ: Peterson’s, 2002.

SAT

Cracking the SAT. New York: Random House, 2003.

Freer, Alexandra. The Girls’ Guide to the SAT: Tips and Techniques for Closing the Gender Gap. New York: Random House, 2003.

Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT. New York: Workman, 2003.

Websites

ACT

SAT

Number 2

4 Tests

Computer Programs

Higher Score Guaranteed SAT, ACT and PSAT Deluxe. New York: Kaplan, 2002.

Inside the SAT and ACT 2003 Deluxe. Novato, CA: Riverdeep, 2002.

Kaplan Emergency Prep SAT, ACT. Kaplan, Inc., 2000.

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Books for the College Bound

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Created by Jennifer Halla
Buder Branch
2000

Updated by Bryan Erwin
2003



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